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Belize to Guatemala Border Crossing at Melchor de Mencos

Benque Viejo del Carmen

Border name: Melchor de Mencos Between cities: Benque Viejo Del...

Stay overnight on Taquile Island

Puno

Taquile is a gorgeous island with terraced fields and...

Shopping at Mysore Top 10 Shopping Experiences

Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Mysore sells fabric and dresses for any occasion. The...

Golden Bay, New Zealand

Takaka

Golden Bay is New Zealand's best kept secret. Why?...

Hidden treasures of Samana

Samana

Catch a taxi to Malecon de Samana, walk along...

Fly or Take the Bus?

Puerto Iguazu

Because we were short on time, we decided to...

HCMC to Chau Doc on Phuong Trang

Chau Doc

Phuong Trang buses operate in South and Central Vietnam....

If you don't want to eat rodents while in Peru, try alpaca.

Cusco

Alpacas are very cute and very tasty animals. I've...

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